This should be considered in its proper context- for the full speech-
Yeah, that's taken out of context. Reagan was pretty much of the belief that all morality comes from religion, and that religion and theology need to be protected.
Reagan also brought in Hal Lindsay and Jerry Falwell into NSC meetings to brief him on the biblical implications of their actions overseas. That should scare the shit out of you.
Hardly relevant considering the man said the following:
"For the first time ever, everything is in place for the Battle of Armageddon and the Second Coming of Christ."-- Ronald Reagan, to James Mills regarding events in Libya (1971)
"God, the source of all knowledge, should never have been expelled from our children's classrooms" - Ronald Reagan, address, National Religious Broadcasters, Washington, DC (January, 1984)
"Well, it's a theory, it is a scientific theory only, and it has in recent years been challenged in the world of science and is not yet believed in the scientific community to be as infallible as it once was believed. But if it was going to be taught in the schools, then I think that also the biblical theory of creation, which is not a theory, but the biblical story of creation, should also be taught."
---- Ronald Reagan, during a press conference as US presidential candidate (1980), having been asked if he thought the theory of evolution should be taught in the public schools, in Science (1980, 209:1214), quoted from Tim Berra,
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